An artwork is always changing. Its meaning and cultural significance is constantly shifting as the world evolves around it. At Shifting Vision, we know that the developing nature of art is a powerful tool to understand the global questions of our time.

Deeply rooted in collaboration, Shifting Vision are a dedicated team of creative producers. Our passion is providing artists with the tools and support to develop new art which inspires and challenges.

The Team

Edouard Sterngold
Founder and CEO

Edouard Sterngold is a Belgian-Israeli tech and art entrepreneur. An alumnus of Harvard Business School, he has founded and runs several innovative technology-related businesses. Sterngold has been involved with art his whole life, including founding a contemporary art gallery in Antwerp in the late 1970s, and has established long-standing relationships with world-renowned artists and art institutions across the globe. He is also an art collector with a focus on contemporary art. Sterngold has been an active player in major technological shifts over the last three decades, from the personal-computer revolution to the rise of e-commerce. His involvement in both art and technology inspired him to found Shifting Vision in 2020. Sterngold is actively involved with various international museums and is on the board of the Israeli Friends of Israel Museum and heads their acquisition committee. He is also a member of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art’s friends.

Jemma Israelson
Head Curator

Jemma Elliott-Israelson is a Canadian-Israeli curator. She has an undergraduate degree in History of Art with a minor in Classics from McGill University with the University of Edinburgh, a Master’s degree in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art and a diploma in Art Galleries, Museums and Curation from Sotheby’s Institute in London. She has held curatorial and research internships positions at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, The Royal Collection Trust, the Guildhall Gallery, the Jewish Museum London, the Israel Museum Jerusalem, and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. Israelson was Client and Business Development Coordinator at Christie’s in the Tel Aviv office before joining Shifting Vision in 2020. She is responsible for all curatorial projects as well as institutional partnerships and is the Ghetto Redux lead liaison for both the artists and the Medici Archive.

Nathalie Bierenbaum
Chief Operating Officer

Nathalie Sterngold-Bierenbaum is a Belgian-Israeli citizen with a Bachelor of Laws degree and an Executive MBA from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. With seven years of experience as a lawyer, Nathalie transitioned to entrepreneurship and established a successful business specializing in event production for global clients who want to host business and private events in Israel. In 2021, Nathalie spent two years as a senior project manager at Social Tech, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing impact innovation in Israel. Since January 2023, she has been leading interesting real estate projects in Crete, incorporating elements of culture and art into these endeavors. Beyond her professional pursuits, Nathalie actively contributes to social causes as the chairperson of the NGO “Comeback,” which focuses on helping former felons reintegrate into society.

Gaston Javier Basile
Senior Researcher | Medici Archive

Gaston Javier Basile (PhD) is an Argentine-Italian academic, currently Senior Research Fellow at the Medici Archive Project. He has extensive research, lecturing and public outreach experience in the fields of classics, Italian humanism, and the material, literary and archival heritage of the Renaissance. His international postdoctoral research has been supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities (2022-2023), Harvard University (2021-2022), the Warburg Institute (2019), the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (2018), the University of Buenos Aires (2015-2017), and the University of Siena (2016, 2011). His most recent publications have appeared in the Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld InstituteArts et SavoirsMedievalia et Humanisticathe Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies and The Renaissance Quarterly, among other leading journals. He acts as liaison with artists, curators and academics for the series of joint programs between Shifting Vision and MAP.

Ana Catarina Bizarro
Project Coordinator

Ana Catarina Bizarro is a Portuguese art historian and curator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Art History from the University of Coimbra and a master’s degree in Contemporary Art from NOVA University in Lisbon, along with a diploma in “Mapping the Art World” from Christie’s Education. Her extensive education in contemporary art, focusing on the work of women artists, led her to write a thesis titled “Feminist activism and the performative body: the possibility of intervention in the Portuguese art scene (1970-2020).” In 2022, as the Chief Curator at Culturally Arts Collective, she started curatorial activism projects that explored the connection between artistic production and social issues. In 2023, she leveraged her knowledge of contemporary art and interest in the art market to work as a Gallery Assistant for Photo London and Enter Art Fair. Collaborating with Shifting Vision since 2022, she assumed the role of Project Coordinator at the beginning of 2024, overseeing and managing the work of artists across various artistic mediums.